Samantha Cortese Biography and Wiki
Samantha Cortese is an American Award-winning journalist and news personality currently working as a news anchor and reporter for WPIX, Channel 5, which is a CW affiliate television station in Los Angeles, United States. She is the co-host of KTLA’s digital-only newscast, “5 Live.” Samantha previously worked at KGUN-TV in Tucson as a morning anchor.
Samantha Cortese Age and Birthday
Samantha was born on August 25, in Palm Desert, California, United States. Her birth sign is Virgo. Her actual age and date of birth details have not yet been made public. However, this part will be updated soon.
Samantha Cortese Height
She stands at a height of 5 feet 4 inches (Approx. 1.6 meters) tall.
Samantha Cortese Education
The news anchor attended and graduated from a local high school in her hometown. From there she joined Chapman University, a private research university in Orange, California.
She later graduated from the institute with a bachelor’s in fine arts in broadcast journalism. More details regarding her academic credentials will be updated soon.
Samantha Cortese Family, Parents, Siblings
Attempts to establish her parents’ identities were in vain since no information about them is available to the public. It’s therefore not clear if she has any siblings. Further details regarding her family background will be updated soon when disclosed.
Samantha Cortese Husband, Is She Married?
In regards to her marital entanglements, the famed news reporter is happily married to her loving husband, Chris Di Vincenzo. Her partner is an American journalist working as an executive producer for ABC 7 News.
The romantic duo became espoused on May 26, 2018, in a private wedding ceremony attended by family members and close friends. We are keeping tabs and we will update her partner’s details soon.
Samantha Cortese Salary
According to CW estimates, she receives an average annual salary ranging from $31,300 to $92,500. Her contract with the exact figures is yet to be released.
Samantha Cortese Net Worth
The news reporter has an estimated net worth ranging from $500,000 to $1 million as of 2022. This amount is from her extensive career as a journalist among other investments.
Samantha Cortese KTLA 5 News
KTLA, Channel 5, is a CW-affiliated television station licensed to Los Angeles, California, United States. It is the largest directly owned property of the Irving, Texas-based Nexstar Media Group.
She joined KTLA News in February 2008 as a news anchor. Cortese co-hosts KTLA’s digital-only newscast, “5 Live.” Samantha previously worked at KGUN-TV in Tucson as a morning anchor.
Samantha has also served as an anchor and reporter at KESQ-TV and KPSP-TV in Palm Springs. She has notably been nominated for an Emmy Award, received a Cecil B. DeMille Award for Best TV Show, and was nominated for the Mir Tukhi Award for Excellence in Journalism.
Cortese is also the host and producer for KTLA’s investigative true-crime podcast “California Crime: The Disappearance of Jonathan and Audrey.”